Posts made in 2019


Updated on: 04/11/19It is a rare event on Discover the Burgh for us to feature a national chain, but every so often we will make an exception if it is interesting and somewhat unique among what is available in the area. Booking.com When I was invited into Fogo de Chao in downtown to try out their menu of all-you-can-eat meat as part of a local media event, it was one such exception.  It is time for more churasscaria in...

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Updated on: 04/11/19The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh is a downtown Pittsburgh hotel that offers budget-friendly rooms and great views.  Booking.com We booked a room in this one for an early 2019 stay and share our full thoughts in this review! The Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Has Basic Amenities At its core, the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh is more or less a basic hotel with a stellar location. The rooms are fairly simplistic and a bit...

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Updated on: 04/5/19If you're like us, when you think of Market Square in downtown Pittsburgh odds are good you think of mostly mediocre restaurants that are overpriced.  Booking.com But there is one gem that is hiding on the second floor of a commercial space that you may otherwise overlook- Las Velas.  Not only does this one have a great view of Market Square, it also has some rather decent food as well! Las Velas Offers...

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Updated on: 04/4/19Whenever we travel (especially abroad), we always love finding free city tours as a means to get our bearings in a new location and to also learn more about the city/country's history. Booking.com While Pittsburgh does have periodic, free city tours run by the Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, they are often limited in frequency and location. We, as a city, simply needed more. It wasn't until late 2018...

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Updated on: 04/11/19Pittsburgh is a sports town, and for the past several decades it seems like the Pirates have not gotten the memo. Booking.com Despite the fact that the Pittsburgh Pirates have been, well, awful, PNC Park is often ranked among the best ballparks in the country- and we agree. It really is hard to beat taking in a game at this stunning ballpark. So whether you are an armchair Pirates fan, a baseball fan at large, or...

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